AAPOSAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
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editor-in-chief of the Journal of AAPOS, much of this legislation is supported by optical trade organizations.
The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the society associated with the Journal of AAPOS, says that it supports the concept of vision screening, but recommends that screening by conducted by pediatricians and family practitioners as well as eye professionals.
in the June issue of Journal of AAPOS, official journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, which is published by Elsevier.
This legislation also complements the Children's Healthy Vision Campaign, an effort initiated by the Academy and supported by AAPOS and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
AAPOS provides education to members and future members, other health care providers, and the public.
Kerr, MD, Chair, Public Information Committee of AAPOS, +1-901-448-5883.
According to AAPOS, if a child has a family history of either glasses at a young age, or strabismus (crossed eyes), or amblyopia (lazy eye), the child should undergo a complete eye exam between age six to twelve months.
For more information, visit the AAPOS website at www.